OPPORTUNITY: LIS Education and Data Science Integrated Network Group (LEADING) Fellowships

The LIS Education and Data Science Integrated Network Group (LEADING) is accepting applications for 2021 cohort of fellows. As per the website, “The LEADING project scales-up the highly successful¬†LEADS-4-NDP initiative and will prepare a diverse, nation-wide cohort of 50 LIS doctoral students and early to mid-career librarians for data science endeavors.”

LEADING fellows receive a stipend in exchange for approximately 10 to 15 hours of work per week over a six month period, working under a mentor at one of the group’s member node projects. The fellowship includes:

  • Online preparatory curriculum (Approximately 10 hours, May 2021)
  • Intensive 4-day data science boot camp at Drexel University with other LEADING fellows, June 2021¬†(*accommodations and COVID-19 adjustments possible)
  • Development of communication plan to connect with mentors on a regular basis
  • Six-month¬†virtual¬†data science internship coordinated with one of our¬†LEADING Mentors. See member node¬†project descriptions below.
  • Development of research output: in the form of papers, posters, and presentations

Applications are due March 15, 2021.

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